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Rhythms of Latin America
April 9 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Latin America Arts & Culture Community with the support of Exeter Community Together, have the pleasure of bringing you
RHYTHMS OF LATIN AMERICA EXETER
Providing the opportunity for the public to get involved in various Latin America activities over one day. The activities will include Capoeira, Percussion, Argentinian Folk dancing and Salsa.
This project is completely free to the public & LA-ACC members but we only have limited places so why not sign up today!
Donations are welcome to support new projects
9th April 10am to 6pm –
10-11am (4 to 11 years old with parents) Family Capoeira session for parents & children
Fun, interactive & laidback way for the whole family to bond & exercise. Movement, music rhythm and loads of fun.
11am to 12:15pm Cuban Percussion session with Steve Crossen from Drum Magic
12:30-2:30pm Capoeira Angola with Mestre Carlao
Music & Capoeira Angola Workshop
Immerse yourself in true, authentic Brazilian culture as you try your hand at the art of Capoeria Angola, and gain real insights into a vital aspect of Afro-Brazilian history and identity.
Music plays a very important role in Capoeira.
3-4pm Argentinian Folk dancing With Angeles Fiallo Monteiro
Chacarera is a dance and music originated in Santiago del Estero, Argentina.
It’s a popular Creole dance, lively, playful, mischievous, festive and happy. It is
danced in partners and it involves light steps and quick rhythm. During the dance, the male courts the female and tries to win over her love and attention by displaying his complex tap- dancing skills, known as the zapateo. The Woman responds with a Zarandeo – specific swaying of the skirt.
4-5pm Salsa session
The great thing about salsa is that just about anyone can learn it. That’s why it has gained vast popularity in the last few decades and is now danced in nightclubs all over the world. There is a well known saying that is often repeated by dance teachers – if you can walk, you can salsa.